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There are 4 ways to get from Seoul to Cheonan by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Cheonan

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Train

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Station

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Seoul Express bus terminal to Cheonan

Drive

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Cheonan

Seoul to Cheonan by train

The train journey time between Seoul and Cheonan is around 1h 18m and covers a distance of around 96 km. Operated by Korail Mugunghwa and Korail, the Seoul to Cheonan train service departs from Seoul Station and arrives in Cheonan Station. Typically 215 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

215 Weekly Trains
1h 18m Average Duration
₩5,000 Cheapest Price
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Seoul → Cheonan
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Yes, travel within South Korea is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cheonan is 1339.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cheonan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cheonan is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1339.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Seoul to Cheonan is to bus, which costs ₩6,000 - ₩8,000 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Cheonan is to taxi which costs ₩95,000 - ₩120,000 and takes 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) and arriving at Cheonan. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station station and arriving at Cheonan Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between Seoul and Cheonan is 86 km. The road distance is 86.1 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Cheonan without a car is to bus which takes 1h and costs ₩6,000 - ₩8,000.

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The bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Cheonan takes 1h including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Seoul to Cheonan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) station.

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Seoul to Cheonan train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, depart from Seoul Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Cheonan is to bus which takes 1h and costs ₩6,000 - ₩8,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩5,000 - ₩15,000 and takes 1h 18m.

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  • Distance: 85.8 km
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Cheonan, South Korea?

Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Cheonan every 20 minutes. Tickets cost ₩6,000 - ₩8,000 and the journey takes 1h. TxBus also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Korail Mugunghwa operates a train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Station hourly. Tickets cost ₩5,000 - ₩7,000 and the journey takes 1h 18m. Korail also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩5,000 - ₩7,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
₩5,430 - ₩5,460
Economy Class
₩6,200 - ₩6,800
Korail
Phone
+82 1544 7777(7788)
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩9,500 - ₩15,000
Website
https://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩9,500 - ₩14,000
Economy
₩10,000 - ₩15,000
First Class
₩16,000 - ₩24,000
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Cheonan
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩6,000 - ₩8,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
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Excellent Express
₩8,000
Economy Express
₩6,200
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal(South Seoul) to Cheonan
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩8,000
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Seoul Express bus terminal to Cheonan
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
₩95,000 - ₩120,000
Kakao taxi
Website
kakaocorp.com
International Taxi
Phone
+82 1644 2255
Website
intltaxi.co.kr

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Seoul to Cheonan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Cheonan station.

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Seoul to Cheonan train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Cheonan Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Cheonan is 86 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Seoul to Cheonan.

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